How to Get Into the Best Music Schools | Conquering Your Vocal Auditions
Do you want to attend one of the best music schools in the country? Most music programs will require an audition in addition to the regular application materials. Ace the audition and score a spot in your dream program with these tips from Toledo, OH teacher Elizabeth B...
Have college auditions got you blue in the face? Have heart! The following tips will help you at different points of the audition process -- whether you're looking at one of the best music schools for au
The Importance of Hydration for Singers
There are many important reasons to stay hydrated for general health, but for musicians - particularly vocalists - hydration is a key to success. In order for your body to function properly, hydration is vital. Our bodies are made of 70% water, and hydration affects every organ and cell in your body!
Hydration for Singing
Singers need to take extra precautions, because your entire body is your instrument. With excessive use, vocal cords can be easily damaged, as they are made of extremely
What Are Some Singing Software Options, and Can They Help Me?
The human voice is the most expressive instrument in the orchestra of sound that is music. Nothing can express or invoke the emotions of the listener like a beautiful voice! Of course, developing your vocal ability takes time and practice. Its important to understand and develop proper breathing technique, pitch recognition, and range.
The traditional method of learning to sing is to study with a qualified vocal teacher. A good teacher understands their students' strengths and weaknesses, an
Singing for Kids: What You Need to Know About Voice Breaks
Do both boys and girls experience voice breaks and cracks as they learn to sing? Find out in this guest post by Ocala, CA teacher Angie Q....
One common question I get asked by my students is: Do both girls and boy students go through a vocal change?
The answer is yes. I have been teaching voice lessons to both boys and girls (of all ages) for more than 15 years. Here's how it breaks down:
Boy voices start to change during the first stages of puberty and can progres
8 Beautiful Opera Arias for Beginner Singers
Interested in classical and operatic singing? Here, voice teacher Molly R. shares her picks for the most beautiful opera arias to sing for beginners...
It is always exciting when a vocal student is ready to start studying his or her first operatic aria! One of the best things about being a classical singer is knowing you have so many great years ahead of you. After all, youre considered in your prime in your 40s!
That being said, realize that the voice you have now and the r